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Polar extremes / produced by David Dugan ; directed by Lucy Haken ; a NOVA production by Windfall Films for WGBH Boston.

Haken, Lucy, 1981- (television director.). Dugan, David, (television producer.). Burnard, Sabrina, (editor of moving image work.). Leigh, Piers, (director of photography.). De Wardener, Max, (composer (expression)). Johnson, Kirk R., (on-screen presenter.). PBS DVD (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library DVD 577.2 POL 000157810 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531711825
  • ISBN: 1531711820
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screens.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Sabina Burnard; director of photography, Piers Leigh; music, Max de Wardener.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kirk Johnson, presenter.
Summary, etc.:
Renowned paleontologist Kirk Johnson embarks on an epic adventure through time at the polar extremes of the planet. Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places - beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic - NOVA uncovers the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1 NTSC, widescreen, stereo.
Language Note:
In English, with English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Climatic changes.
Climatic changes.
Discoveries in geography.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration.
Arctic regions > Discovery and exploration.
Arctic Regions.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.